Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Pair Programming skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Pair Programming over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Pair Programming
England > South East
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 277 268 340
Rank change year-on-year -9 +72 +6
Contract jobs citing Pair Programming 99 116 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.59% 0.70% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.84% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 84 57
South East median daily rate £500 £450 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +11.80% +7.33%
10th Percentile £410 £338 £343
90th Percentile £582 £600 £578
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £62.50 £36.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year +73.61% -11.11% -32.50%

Pair Programming is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 13930 13767 15584
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 82.73% 82.56% 80.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 8344 8295 9308
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £256
90th Percentile £575 £563 £536
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 461 556 610
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £26.75 £26.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.02% +0.56% +52.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.80 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £51.13 £48.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

Pair Programming
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Pair Programming as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Pair Programming in the South East

Pair Programming
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Pair Programming in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Pair Programming in the South East

Pair Programming
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Pair Programming in the South East over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Pair Programming in the South East

Pair Programming
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Pair Programming within the South East region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley -6 81 £500 +11.11% 11
Oxfordshire +20 54 £500 +11.11% 8
Buckinghamshire -16 18 £500 +42.86%
Berkshire -32 9 £475 +5.56% 3
Kent -7 4 £638 +34.21%
West Sussex -13 4 £423 -21.35%
Hampshire +14 3 £400 -21.95% 1
East Sussex -3 3 £400 -25.58% 2
Surrey -13 3 £475 +11.76% 3
Middlesex +6 1 £525 +10.53%
Pair Programming
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Pair Programming also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Pair Programming.

1 96 (96.97%) TDD
2 87 (87.88%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (75.76%) Scrum
4 67 (67.68%) Kanban
4 67 (67.68%) Amazon AWS
5 57 (57.58%) Java
6 56 (56.57%) Continuous Integration
7 36 (36.36%) JavaScript
7 36 (36.36%) AngularJS
8 35 (35.35%) BDD
9 33 (33.33%) Test Automation
10 32 (32.32%) Web Services
11 31 (31.31%) CSS
11 31 (31.31%) HTML
12 30 (30.30%) DevOps
13 29 (29.29%) Software Engineering
14 27 (27.27%) Web Development
15 25 (25.25%) Scala
15 25 (25.25%) Python
16 24 (24.24%) Git (software)
17 23 (23.23%) Continuous Delivery
18 22 (22.22%) Jenkins
19 20 (20.20%) Unit Testing
19 20 (20.20%) Node.js
19 20 (20.20%) Spring
20 19 (19.19%) MVC
20 19 (19.19%) Docker
21 18 (18.18%) Apache Spark
21 18 (18.18%) Finance
21 18 (18.18%) SOA

Pair Programming
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (18.18%) Apache Spark
2 11 (11.11%) Cloud Foundry
3 9 (9.09%) Apache
4 5 (5.05%) Confluence
5 2 (2.02%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (2.02%) Apache Solr
5 2 (2.02%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.02%) JBoss
5 2 (2.02%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.02%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.02%) WebSphere Process Server
6 1 (1.01%) CMS
6 1 (1.01%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 13 (13.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 67 (67.68%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (13.13%) PaaS
3 10 (10.10%) Google Cloud Platform
3 10 (10.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (10.10%) OpenShift
4 5 (5.05%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (5.05%) AWS Lambda
4 5 (5.05%) Serverless
5 4 (4.04%) Amazon S3
5 4 (4.04%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (2.02%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (2.02%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 2 (2.02%) CloudFront
6 2 (2.02%) GitHub
7 1 (1.01%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (18.18%) Hadoop
2 17 (17.17%) Big Data
3 15 (15.15%) MongoDB
4 14 (14.14%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (2.02%) MySQL
6 1 (1.01%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.01%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 24 (24.24%) Git (software)
2 22 (22.22%) Jenkins
3 17 (17.17%) IntelliJ
4 13 (13.13%) Grunt
4 13 (13.13%) gulp
5 6 (6.06%) JUnit
5 6 (6.06%) Maven
6 5 (5.05%) JIRA
7 4 (4.04%) Eclipse
7 4 (4.04%) Gradle
7 4 (4.04%) Mercurial
8 3 (3.03%) Jasmine
9 2 (2.02%) Checkstyle
9 2 (2.02%) Cucumber
9 2 (2.02%) Mocha
9 2 (2.02%) Mockito
9 2 (2.02%) SonarQube
10 1 (1.01%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (1.01%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (18.18%) Finance
2 17 (17.17%) Banking
3 15 (15.15%) Publishing
4 10 (10.10%) Automotive
4 10 (10.10%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.01%) Retail
Job Titles
1 75 (75.76%) Developer
2 39 (39.39%) Java Developer
3 31 (31.31%) AWS Developer
4 23 (23.23%) Agile Developer
5 16 (16.16%) Senior Developer
6 15 (15.15%) AWS Engineer
6 15 (15.15%) Senior Java Developer
7 13 (13.13%) JavaScript Developer
7 13 (13.13%) Software Developer
8 12 (12.12%) Node.js Developer
8 12 (12.12%) Ruby Developer
9 11 (11.11%) Scala Developer
9 11 (11.11%) Senior Software Developer
10 10 (10.10%) Big Data Developer
10 10 (10.10%) Java Software Developer
10 10 (10.10%) Senior Java Software Developer
10 10 (10.10%) Senior Ruby Developer
11 8 (8.08%) Big Data Engineer
11 8 (8.08%) Data Engineer
11 8 (8.08%) JavaScript Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (36.36%) AngularJS
2 32 (32.32%) Web Services
3 31 (31.31%) CSS
3 31 (31.31%) HTML
4 20 (20.20%) Node.js
4 20 (20.20%) Spring
5 17 (17.17%) React
6 15 (15.15%) HTML5
7 14 (14.14%) Play Framework
7 14 (14.14%) Sass
8 13 (13.13%) CSS3
8 13 (13.13%) Dropwizard
8 13 (13.13%) Hystrix
8 13 (13.13%) JSON
8 13 (13.13%) LESS
8 13 (13.13%) Scalatra
9 7 (7.07%) Hibernate
9 7 (7.07%) J2EE
9 7 (7.07%) Kafka
10 6 (6.06%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.06%) Semantic Web
2 4 (4.04%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.02%) Cloud Native
3 2 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.02%) Fintech
3 2 (2.02%) Smart Home
4 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.01%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (96.97%) TDD
2 87 (87.88%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (75.76%) Scrum
4 67 (67.68%) Kanban
5 56 (56.57%) Continuous Integration
6 35 (35.35%) BDD
7 33 (33.33%) Test Automation
8 30 (30.30%) DevOps
9 29 (29.29%) Software Engineering
10 27 (27.27%) Web Development
11 23 (23.23%) Continuous Delivery
12 20 (20.20%) Unit Testing
13 19 (19.19%) MVC
14 18 (18.18%) SOA
15 16 (16.16%) API Development
16 15 (15.15%) Open Source
17 14 (14.14%) Domain-Driven Design
17 14 (14.14%) Front End Development
17 14 (14.14%) Refactoring
17 14 (14.14%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 57 (57.58%) Java
2 36 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 25 (25.25%) Python
3 25 (25.25%) Scala
4 15 (15.15%) Go
4 15 (15.15%) Ruby
5 14 (14.14%) PHP
6 13 (13.13%) Groovy
7 6 (6.06%) SQL
8 2 (2.02%) C#
8 2 (2.02%) R
9 1 (1.01%) Kotlin
9 1 (1.01%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.02%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.13%) QA
System Software
1 19 (19.19%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (17.17%) Mesos
2 13 (13.13%) Terraform
3 1 (1.01%) Ansible
3 1 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (13.13%) New Relic
2 10 (10.10%) Google
3 4 (4.04%) Infor
4 2 (2.02%) Adobe
5 1 (1.01%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.01%) IBM
5 1 (1.01%) Oracle